Nevada has abundant geothermal activity. Should energy companies develop it?

By Diether Llanaza and Stone Suess

Nevada’s unique geology means the state is part of a region with much higher average heat flow underground than the rest of the United States. Nevada currently has 15 geothermal projects providing power for NV Energy. Just last year, UNR researchers found two previously unrecognized geothermal resources. But not all hot springs are ripe for energy production — take a look.

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